Pradeep Sattwamaya, M.Sc. Applied Yogic Science, ERYT 500, RPYT, RCYT
Pradeep, our Principal Teacher for our Teacher Training Courses has over 14 years and 8500 hours of international teaching experience.
He started practicing yoga as a seven year old, learning classical asanas from his father and later devoted full time to studying yoga, graduating M.Sc. program in Yogic sciences from the world’s first yoga university, Bihar Yoga Bharati, Munger, India, with a university gold medal.
He has been teaching yoga in Mysore, Bangalore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, and Hyderabad and is adept at Bihar, Iyengar and Ashtanga schools of yoga. Pradeep currently heads a1000yoga and facilitates teacher training courses at the 200 hour, 500 hour levels and specialization yoga courses for Prenatal, Sports and Children. He has been training and mentoring over 1000 budding yoga teachers since 2006.
Pradeep will be joined by a panel of senior, certified teachers from a1000yoga for the teacher training courses. Learn more about a1000yoga at www.a1000yoga.com.
Our yoga retreats are led by Srimathy. She is a Post-graduate diploma holder in Yoga Studies from the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM). Srimathy’s association with yoga began nearly 14 years ago.
In 2003, after a long stint as a teacher in KYM, Srimathy began learning and practicing the classic Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Having learnt the ropes from Guruji Shri.K.Pattabi Jois, she now continuing to study with Shri.Sharath Jois and Mrs.Sarashwathy.
Srimathy has studied yoga philosophies, "Yoga Sutras of Pathanjali" and "Hatha Yoga Pradhipika" under Shrivatsa Ramaswamy who was a student of Shri Krishnamacharya for more than 3 decades.
Srimathy has learned vedic chanting from Shri T.D.Krishnamachari, a scholar of sanskrit and vaishnavism. Srimathy was fortunate to meet and then study under Shri B.N.S. Iyengar YOGA philosophy and theory and practice of PRANAYAMA.
Learn more about Srimathy and her yoga school at http://www.ashtangavinyasachennai.com/